Archive for September 22nd, 2006
A deal has been struck that will allow Juan Pablo Montoya to begin testing with Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates’ NASCAR operation, possibly as soon as next week, Yahoo! Sports has learned.
As was reported earlier today Cristiano da Matta was set to leave the hospital to begin rehibilitation at home in Miami. We have included a photo of Cristiano as he prepares to fly home aboard PKV Racing co-owner Dan Petit’s private jet.
Jeff Gordon ended a 47-race streak without a pole win by capturing the top spot for Sunday’s Dover 400 Nextel Cup race at the Dover International Speedway. The No.24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driver circled the one-mile “Monster Mile” in 23.053 seconds (156.162 m.p.h.).
Dan Clarke (#14 CTE Racing – HVM Ford-Cosworth/Lola/Bridgestone) earned his racing stripes running in the British Isles and on the tracks of Europe, where racing in the rain is an common part of a driver’s upbringing. But on a rainy Friday in Elkhart Lake, Clarke’s ability in drying conditions paid more dividends than his wet-weather [...]
Today’s IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. IndyCar Series to evaluate facility, 2007 components at test 2. Drivers have past experience at Daytona 3. Firestone schedules testing
Richard Childress Racing (RCR) is investing in a multi-million dollar partnership with Metris to utilize the Belgium-based company’s integrated metrology solutions for use in the production of the nine-time NASCAR champion racing organization’s engines and race cars.
Richard Petty Driving Experience will bring its Safe Driving Program to Texas A&M University Sept. 28-29 with hands-on training and demonstrations intended to make Aggies more safety conscious when behind the steering wheel.
After a five-year joint-venture, NASCAR Busch Series team owner Armando Fitz and Pro-Football Hall of Fame Quarterback, Terry Bradshaw, have agreed to end their business relationship at the end of the 2006 season.
The following is a statement from Richard Childress, president and CEO of Richard Childress Racing (RCR), regarding allegations made in a lawsuit filed by a former employee:
(GMM) Former Toyota F1 racer and current RuSPORT Champ Car driver Cristiano da Matta, who sustained a serious head injury in a recent Champ Car collision with a deer, is about to leave hospital.
(GMM) Max Mosley has confirmed reports that no action would be taken over Renault boss Flavio Briatore’s outburst at Monza.